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    JVC Professional - CCW 2014
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    Panasonic USA - CCW 2014
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4K Features & Buzz

4K finishing in GoPro Cineform

4K finishing in GoPro Cineform In the latest update of Adobe's Premiere Pro CC 2014.1, you can now find the GoPro Cineform codec as an export setting. When you update your version of Premiere Pro CC, this great value is automatically added to your computer. It now works native without having to use the GoPro Cineform studio application that is also available as a free download on GoPro’s website.

Gone Girl’: Light Iron and David Fincher’s path to 6K

Gone Girl’: Light Iron and David Fincher’s path to 6K On Gone Girl, Light Iron colorist Vertovec does most of the first pass on his own, according to Cioni. “Then David and Jeff come in and start working and setting up some more looks. Then, every single day, Ian outputs an H264 to Pix and allows David to review more of the days’ work offsite.”

To 4K or not to 4K – That is the Question!

To 4K or not to 4K – That is the Question! There is no shortage of hype surrounding the 4K initiative, most of it coming from the high-end camera and television manufacturers.  During our research on the 4K topic we’ve found very few compelling reasons to support this technological advancement, and quite a few points that prove the world isn’t quite ready for the current implementation of 4K.  We’ll outline some of the pros and cons of 4K technology and you can decide for yourself if 4K is the right tool for your job.

Will 4K Be A Passing Trend?

Will 4K Be A Passing Trend?

As you might expect the battle lines have been quickly drawn on both sides of the 4K camp. The naysayers claim that most people can't tell the difference between 4K and HD. On the other side of the fence the proponents are saying that it's a major jump from HD with better color and a true immersive experience. 

Is 4K Over-rated?

Is 4K Over-rated? by 4KHUB Contributor, Larry Jordan

I was delighted when the folks at 4KHUB asked me to contribute an article to their launch. Because I have opinions about this. You can call me a skeptic, but from my perspective, this 4K business is not the solution to world peace, nor perpetual prosperity. (And, as an aside, for this article, I’ll use the term “4K” to mean all image sizes larger than 1080p HD.)

Avid High Resolution Workflows: 2K, 4K, and UHDTV

Avid High Resolution Workflows: 2K, 4K, and UHDTV As the next high-resolution media evolution approaches, a unique set of workflow challenges comes along with it. Advents in 4K and UHDTV technology offer artists and consumers higher frame rates, wider color gamuts, increased dynamic range, and higher pixel counts—but offer post-production teams potential workflow efficiency headaches.

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4K in the News

Comcast Joins 4K Race with Launch of Ultra HD VOD App for Samsung TVs

Comcast Joins 4K Race with Launch of Ultra HD VOD App for Samsung TVs Comcast has launched a limited set of programming in Ultra HD, available on 2014 Samsung 4K TVs, becoming the latest distributor to stake out a beachhead in the next-generation video format. Initially, Comcast Xfinity customers will be able to stream every episode of the current season of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and USA Network’s “Covert Affairs” and “Suits” via the Internet to compatible Samsung Ultra HD TVs. In February, the cable company is set to debut NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (pictured…

LG Says It's Bringing 8K Love

LG Says It's Bringing 8K Love One of the most in-your-face buzzwords at the past couple of CES shows has been '4K', and there's little doubt that the forthcoming event in early January will bring it back in full force. As it stands today, 4K really isn't that rare, or expensive. You can even get 4K PC monitors for an attractive price. There does remain one issue, however; A lack of 4K content. We're beginning to see things improve, but it's still pretty slow going.

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used to Shoot Hilary Duff’s ‘All About You’ Music Video

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used to Shoot Hilary Duff’s ‘All About You’ Music Video Fremont, CA - December 10, 2014 - Blackmagic Design today announced that the Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera were used to shoot Hilary Duff’s “All About You” lyric music video. The music video was shot by LA based production company Nightjar, which is helmed by brothers Felix and Julian Mack and specializes in creating multimedia content, including video, animation, editing and sound.

Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders from Gefen Offer Advanced Features and an Expanded Distance for Signal Delivery

Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders from Gefen Offer Advanced Features and an Expanded Distance for Signal Delivery Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the addition of two new extension solutions. Both products use HDBaseT™ to deliver resolutions up to 4K with various methods of control supported. In addition, the maximum signal delivery range has been increased from 100 to 150 meters. Varying price points and control options differentiate the two solutions, offering installation options for audio/video integrators.

Amazon Instant Just Got 4K Streaming

Amazon Instant Just Got 4K Streaming Amazon's streaming video service just got an upgrade. Starting today, Prime Instant Video offers 4K Ultra High Definition streaming at no extra charge, so people with compatible TVs will have the option to watch Transparent and a limited selection of movies and television in 4K HD.

Vimeo starts letting Pro users upload videos in 4K

Vimeo starts letting Pro users upload videos in 4K Vimeo today announced that Vimeo Pro subscribers will now be able to upload their videos in 4K, aka ultra high-definition video quality. Vimeo is far from the only online video service starting to offer content in 4K. In the last year, Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime have all started offering access to 4K quality videos. Of course, to enjoy 4K video, you need to have a 4K TV capable of delivering the increased high-definition picture (otherwise, it’s wasted). However, as such TVs come…

Philips 288P6LJEB 28-Inch Ultra HD Monitor Review

Philips 288P6LJEB 28-Inch Ultra HD Monitor Review Given high demand for inexpensive Ultra HD displays, it seems that 28-inch TN panels are appearing at an increasing rate. We’ve already reviewed new screens from Asus, Dell and Planar, finding them to be decent solutions for budget-conscious users looking for higher pixel density.

4K Ultra HD Gets a Lift with Successful DIRECTV Satellite Launch

The future of 4K Ultra HD received a rocket-propelled boost today with the launch of a DIRECTV satellite that will deliver the new standard in TV image quality directly to viewers’ homes in the U.S., along with more HD for local markets and backup for DIRECTV’s existing fleet of six HD satellites.

Projecta’s ’HD Progressive’ Screen Surface Smoothes the Way for 4K

Projecta’s ’HD Progressive’ Screen Surface Smoothes the Way for 4K Habitech, a value-added distributor of home entertainment and automation products has announced the availability of a new range of Projecta screens featuring an advanced ‘HD Progressive’ screen surface, which is designed to maximise the colour fidelity, uniformity and pixel resolution of 4K and UHD image projection.